Welcome to Lockhart Shire Council

Home of the True Country Spirit

Lockhart Shire nestles in the heart of the Riverina and is one of the regions most productive agricultural and pastoral areas. Of strong pioneering heritage and steeped in history, Lockhart Shire's main towns and villages include Lockhart, The Rock, Yerong Creek, Pleasant Hills and Milbrulong. Each community has it's own unique character and history, and the Shire offers visitors a relaxed country atmosphere steeped in history.

Lockhart is centrally situated 62kms south-west of Wagga Wagga, 62 kms east of Narrandera and 105 kms north of Albury. The Rock is on the Olympic Highway 25 kms south of Wagga Wagga with Yerong Creek another 15 kms down the Highway.

Draft Delivery Program 2017-21 and Operational Plan 2019-20 and Budget

Lockhart Shire Council

Draft Revised Delivery Program 2017-2021 and

Operational Plan 2019-2020


Council has prepared a draft revised Delivery Program 2017-2021 and a draft Operational Plan 2019-2020 incorporating an Income and Expenditure Budget and Revenue Policy including a schedule of Fees and Charges.

The documents will be on public exhibition from Tuesday 21 May to Monday 17 June 2019 inclusive and can be viewed at:

  • Lockhart Shire Council Administration Building, 65 Green Street Lockhart;
  • The Rock, Pleasant Hills and Yerong Creek Post Offices.

Submissions can be made in relation to the draft documents and will be received up until 5.00pm on Monday, 17 June 2019.  Submissions should be forwarded to:


Peter Veneris
General Manager
Lockhart Shire Council
65 Green Street (PO Box 21)


2019 Love Lockhart Shire Photo Competition

The Love Lockhart Shire Photographic Competition aims to encourage participation in photography whilst promoting the many wonderful aspects of Lockhart Shire. The competition has a strong local focus, and showcases the achievements of residents and visitors, including both professional and amateur photographers. Full details are available at  https://visitlockhartshire.com.au/art/love-lockhart-shire-photography-competition.aspx

Lockhart Shire - Make The Move